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Presented by Chris Ball, ...
Presented by Chris Ball, National Commissioner of AFOWR
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Old Cowtown Museum - Press Room
According to Chris Ball, AFOWR National Commissioner, at least six gunfighter groups from across the nation will be judged on presentation, performance, comedy, drama, period-correct clothing and accessories as well as historic accuracy.
...Ball, who lives in Pueblo Colo., has portrayed a variety of roles during his 15 years of living history experience including buffalo hunter, cavalry trooper, drover, Mexican War soldier, Indian Wars scout, Western gambler, officer of the law and many others.
For the last five years he
has been an award-winning performer for his
realistic portrayal of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok.He
experiences include three years as the "Best Wild Bill" in Deadwood, S.D. during the Wild Bill Days Festival and the official Wild Bill Hickok for the Abilene, Kan., Heritage Days.Through his extensive research, he is a respected authority on the life and times of Wild Bill Hickok and has been an advisor for film projects has appeared in a number of productions.
Wichita Eagle | 09/04/2004 | GUNFIGHTERS
"It's bringing the best of the best together," said Chris Ball, national representative of the American Federation of Old West Re-enactors.Ball, 50, is aninventory control specialist from Colorado who portrays James "Wild Bill" Hickok, the famous Old West gunman and gambler.
2004 Park County Fair July 14-18 2004
Wild Bill Hickock (Chris Ball) will kick off the Yampa Valley Boys dinner with a trick shooting exhibition.
is a historic re-enactor and our event,s coordinator.He
has performed for many living-history groups, museums, state and national parks, civic groups, schools, and community festivals.He is a member of American Federation of Old West Re-enactors.
AFOWR Board Members, State Representative and Directors
Chris BallAFOWR CommissionerAddress: 4615 Castor Dr.City: Pueblo State: CoZip: 81001